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Ravens news, notes and opinions on Joe Flacco's contract, safety depth, more

Ravens news, notes and opinions on Joe Flacco's contract, safety depth, more

The uproar over general manager Ozzie Newsome’s comment at the “State of the Ravens” address that the team’s goal would be to construct a roster around quarterback Joe Flacco’s $28.55 million salary cap number, and not redo his deal, surprised me.

What exactly did you expect Newsome to say — that the Ravens are absolutely desperate to redo his contract, and their whole offseason depends on it? Yeah, that would surely help gain leverage on Flacco’s agent, Joe...

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